Green Card Through Cancellation of Removal

Green Card Through Cancellation of Removal (Non-LPR): Who Qualifies?

If you are a foreign-born person who has been living in the U.S. without legal status for a long time, and you have been placed into removal (deportation) proceedings, you may be eligible for what’s called “Non-LPR Cancellation of Removal” and a green card. The conditions for this form of relief from deportation are as follows:

You have been living (“continuously physically present”) in the U.S. for at least ten years.
Your being removed (“deported”) from the U.S. would cause “exceptional and extremely unusual